and the "q" and "a" we'll be with you. why is he in buffalo? let me tell you a little bit about buffalo, i grew up near there. by the way, wolf blitzer, "the situation room," is from buffalo. let me give you a snapshot of buffalo, it's an older american city, an industrial city, and it's been in decline since the 1970s. just since the year 2000, in fact, the population of buffalo has dropped by 46,000. now, buffalo is an industrial town, as i said. it's a manufacturing center. it's got gm and ford, it's got auto plants. it's also got a lot of industry. it used to have a lot more industry, and as industry and manufacturing jobs have disappeared in the, united states, buffalo, like many cities along that corridor has suffered with it along with that area. and here's the interesting thing, the unemployment rate in buffalo which has long been higher than the national average is actually lower. the national average unemployment rate is 9.7%, buffalo is 8.6%, it peaked over a year ago and has now started to decline. in other words, there are more jobs being created in buffalo.